Daily Bulletin – Tuesday, September 17, 2019
On Tuesday, September 24th
, Newport High School will be hosting its Curriculum Night
. This evening is a great opportunity for NHS parents/guardians to get more information regarding the school and its mission and to meet with their student’s teachers and support staff. The counselors will share valuable guidance information for high school and beyond. There will be brief introductions and presentations by the Administrative Team, the NHS PTSA, and the Bellevue Schools Foundation. Families will follow their student’s class schedule and visit each of their student’s teachers for 10-minute presentations. Grade level presentations begin at 6:15pm, followed by class visits beginning at 7:00pm.
Grade-level presentation locations are as follows:
Please print out your student’s schedule from ParentVUE or have it available on your phone for the evening (screenshots work best, in cases of low network connection)
- 12th Grade – Library
- 11th Grade – West Gym/Outside Gym
- 10th Grade – Main Gym
- 9th Grade – PAC
, as you will be following your student’s schedule. Students can also provide their families with their daily schedule, through ParentVUE or by writing it down. Step by step directions for how to access ParentVUE and school maps are available using the links below. Please create your account and ensure that you can get access. Please ensure that you have access to both prior to arriving.
This Week’s Events
Any students looking to use the weight room
will be able to work out with our wrestling coach Mr. Chenoweth on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30am, Wednesday, September 18 – Wednesday, November 6.
Hey Newport! Want to refine your public speaking and argumentation skills? Newport Speech and Debate
begins the 2019/20 season with one session open for all students on Thursday, September 19th
. Practices run 3:30 to 5:30 in the library! New students and
current members are encouraged to participate. Learn baseline skills of public speaking and argumentation in two intense days of open practice! See you there!
Do you like to build robots and compete in competitions? Join Robotics
! Our information meeting is on Tuesday, September 17 from 3:30pm to 5pm in the Newport Lecture Halls. Food will be provided. We hope to see you there.
Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills while debating the pressing world issues? Join Model United Nations
. Our first meeting is Tuesday, September 17th
in room 1102 at 3:40pm. Meetings happen weekly on Tuesday’s. Hope to see you there.
Do you like making decorations? Do you want to help plan TOLO, Newport’s semi-formal dance? Then you should joint Camelot Club.
Our first meeting is Friday, September 20th
at 3:40pm in room 2104; subsequent meetings will happen every Friday. Hope to see you there!
Have you ever watched SNL? Ever wanted to be Pete Davidson? Well now you can! Come audition for Newport’s comedy group, Friday Knight Live
, next Wednesday the 18th from 2-4 and Thursday the 19th from 3:30-5:30. Also make sure to stop by Nonis’ portable, portable 7, by the chickens, for an info meeting this Thursday the 12th at 3:30 if you have any questions or just want to know what to prepare for auditions. Hope to see you there!
: Would you like to be a part of an elite vocal ensemble that performs vocal jazz and complex contemporary music, learn microphone technique, have multiple solo opportunities, and learn to improvise? Then we have a place for you! We are holding auditions for our select vocal ensemble: KnightSounds on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. This is a class you register for and it meets zero period. We also have spots available for rhythm section players and would love to have the opportunity to help you develop your talent. If you are interested or looking for more information, pick up a packet TODAY outside of room 1225, the choir / orchestra room, or see Mrs. Fisher. Hurry and start practicing!
Are you ready to "fight the power"? Black Student Union (BSU)
is one of the many core foundations giving a voice to the students of color at Newport High School. This club will act as a platform for the small, yet powerful population of Black students at Newport and act as an opportunity for ALL students to learn about the significance of race in America. We are a group of funny, talented, friendly, and passionate teens wanting to make a difference at Newport and strive for that dream. Meetings are held every Tuesday from 3:35 to 4:30pm in room 2108. Food will be provided!
Come to Ocean Science Club
where we learn about the ocean and participate in competitions that test interdisciplinary knowledge in STEM and ocean science. Meetings are Wednesdays at 7:15am in room 3111. Friends, food and fun provided!
Peer Tutors Wanted
: We are now recruiting Peer Tutors for all subjects. Peer tutors receive community service hours for their assistance. Students who want to be a Peer Tutor can sign up in the Main Office. Do you need a Peer Tutor?
Are you needing extra help in one of your classes? A peer tutor may be able to help. Request a peer tutor in the Main Office. Peer Tutors can provide one on one help or work in small groups.
2019-2020 Accounting Window Open Hours:
30 minutes before and after school; during both lunch periods and the break on Wednesday’s.
Student Locker Requests go electronic!
Go to the Newport High School website, click on Resource tab, then Student Locker Request from your District issued laptop
. You will receive a response with your new locker number and combination in 24 – 48 hours.
King County Library System: Life After High School Programs
College & Career Center News
College visits are intended for students only. The following is an abbreviated list for the coming week. Please visit the College & Career Center
webpage for additional news and information.
Butler University – Tuesday, September 17th
Washington State University – Tuesday, September 17th
Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Tuesday, September 17th
Dartmouth College – Tuesday, September 17th
University of Montana, Missoula – Tuesday, September 17th
Athletics & ASB Activities
Website Links: Newport HS Athletics
NHS clubs: NHS Activities
Bellevue School District Home Page
Newport High School